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Dark Times

Augustine fearing that his powers of endurance may break pled set me on fire with your love I tasted you and now I hunger and thirst for you   Bonaparte [...]

That Seldom Found Time

This is that seldom found time   reposeful    your feet resting on soft leather  warming in mid-morning light   Fragile webs of cloud shape and reshape      moving in slow motion southward  Billions [...]

As the Body Wanes

About some compensating subtle change the aging speaker and I agree Asked he named it forgivingness The word surrender came to me surrender to the stumbles the avalanche of errors [...]

The Panda Eats Bamboo

He doesn't meditate on a rock by the river praying for the power to save himself has no sense of jeopardy Prophetic vision doesn't perturb him given his ability to [...]


Causes – the battered women cause    the endangered earth cause cause of the diseased    cause of the addicted the deranged cause of those enslaved by too much of [...]


Say I am the king's second daughter in a kingdom where everyone dies say I was sent to the city to recover the pearl guarded by a serpent I was [...]


I am already on my knees. It is the best way to dig weeds out of  dry garden soil. Sweat coils down my neck.  My tongue plays with grit between [...]


How to begin but at the end after rising too early roaming the house replacing whatever in dreamtime was displaced an empty water glass a book splayed open on its [...]

An Apostle

Mary mother of James Salome and Mary Magdalene looking down into the chamber where the body had lain saw two angels or one whose countenance was like lightning or Magdalene [...]


On a sailboat adrift in fog at midnight no food no drink no matter absorbed in yet another calculus his thought not lost but entangled not feeling the endless rocking [...]